Vodka is a popular alcohol which is heavily consumed in countries with frigid temperatures. A popular use of vodka is to keep oneself warm during the freezing temperatures and it is also used to make several cocktails. However, the benefits of vodka is not limited to drinking only. Vodka can easily be incorporated in our daily life. Don’t believe us? We bring 15 uses of vodka besides drinking.
#1 As A Hair Product
Did you know Vodka can give you shiny hair? Add Vodka to your favorite shampoo. Maintain 1:7 ratio of Vodka and the shampoo and shake the bottle for few seconds. After few washes, you will notice shinier hair. Vodka can also help tame frizzy hair and itchy scalps.
#2 As A Beauty Product
Add half a teaspoon of Vodka in a brewed cup of green tea (Or you can simply use plain water). Dip a cotton ball in the solution and gently apply the solution. The solution will block the pores that will help reduce oily-ness and make your skin glow.
#3 To Clean Jewellery
Though we may not love wearing jewelry; we love buying jewelry. And it feels awful when our precious jewellery loses their vividness. Soak your favorite jewelry in vodka for few minutes.
#4 To Dry Clogged Water In-Ear
After an intense swimming session, we all go through the problem of water jamming in our ears. And sometimes the water jamming causes pain in our ears. With the help of a dropper, put few 2-3 drops of vodka in your ear. The vodka will dry the water in your ear.
#5 To Eliminate The Bad Smelling Breaths
A bad breath is really embarrassing for all of us. And you don’t need to drink Vodka to get rid of it. After brushing with your regular toothpaste clean your mouth with water. Then, once again clean your mouth with Vodka.
#6 Getting Rid Of Stickier Glue
Don’t you hate to see a sticky price tag? Take a piece of cloth and soak it well with Vodka. Wipe the sticky place with the soaked cloth. It will destroy the last bit of glue.
#7 To Keep Mosquitoes Away
A mosquito bite is painful and can also lead to diseases like dengue and malaria. Rub a Vodka soaked cotton on your exposed skin before stepping out. This will keep mosquitoes and diseases away.
#8 To Treat poison Ivy
Poison Ivy is a poisonous plant that is native to India. Some people are allergic to poison ivy oil. The symptoms of poison ivy allergy are rashes, skin irritation and itching. To avoid worsening of allergy, pour vodka over the infected area. Vodka will wash away the poison ivy oil that causes rashes and iriitation.
#9 To Freshen Laundry
This is one of the uses of vodka that most of us don’t know about. Buy a spray bottle and add vodka and water in 1:3 ratio. Spray over the clothes and hang your clothes to dry in a well-ventilated area. Don’t use the solution to freshen silk, leather or dark-colored clothes.
#10 Preserve Flowers
Yes you can preserve flowers with vodka. Add few drops of vodka and a tbsp of sugar in a water. It will keep flowers fresh a little longer.
#11 Tooth Ache
Tooth aches can be really painful and must be treated as soon as early. But there are times that your dentist is not available or you can’t bear the pain till the appointment. Either the case, swish vodka to numb the tooth pain.
#12 Cuts Rust
Are your scissors and screws rusted? One of the unusual home uses of vodka, free your iron items from rush. Just soak the affected area in vodka for few hours and take of the rust.
#13 Cures Jellyfish Stings
Jellyfish stings can be painful and unbearable. Vodka is an instant remedy to cure jellyfish sting; just pour the drink over the sting.
Please note: this is a temporary solution and we recommend going to the doctor if you get stung by jellyfish.
#14 Get Rid Of Foot Odor
Know someone with stinky feet? Get rid of shoe odor or feet odor with vodka-water solution. Mix the two in 3:1 ratio and pour the solution in a spray bottle. Spray the solution on shoe sole and let it try.
To cure foot odor, in a tub add lukewarm water and vodka. Soak your feet in tub for 30 minutes. You will not only feel relaxed but your feet won’t stink anymore.
#15 Relaxes Muscles
Usually muscles get sore or tense after a long session in gym. Before heading to gym, pour vodka and water in a zip lock and freeze it. Soothe your muscles with vodka-water pack.
Please note: For the above mentioned uses of vodka, you may use a cheap vodka.
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